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TOPICAL INDEX

The following is a listing of the Advisory Opinions of the Arkansas Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee by categories. Each category lists opinions by number with a brief synopsis.


ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES
Advisory Opinion 02-07 (two judges exchanging positions within circuit)
ADVISORY COMMITTEE’S DUTIES-SCOPE OF
Advisory Opinion 96-06 (pending motion for recusal)
Advisory Opinion 03-01 (reporting possible attorney misconduct)
Advisory Opinion 03-01 (pending procedural matters)
APPOINTMENT/REFERALS
Advisory Opinion 03-03 (circuit court judge appointing part-time district court judge to perform duties at county jail)
BAR ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES – JUDGE’S ASSOCIATION
Advisory Opinion 06-01 The Arkansas Judicial Council should not make contributions to a candidate for political office
CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES
Advisory Opinion 93-04 (surplus campaign funds)
Advisory Opinion 02-02 (judicial candidate asking people individually to sign petition)
Advisory Opinion 06-01 The Arkansas Judicial Council should not make contributions to a candidate for political office
CAMPAIGN CONDUCT, SPEECH AND FINANCE
Advisory Opinion 93-04 (surplus campaign funds)
Advisory Opinion 98-01 (announcements about plea agreements; general statements about rehabilitation, etc.)
Advisory Opinion 99-08 (explanatory letter to voters)
Advisory Opinion 01-05 (provision of the Code of Judicial Conduct prohibiting judicial campaigns fund-raising
prior to 180 days before a primary election
applies even though a recent constitutional
amendment moved the general judicial election from November to May)
Advisory Opinion 02-03 (judicial candidate who has served for six years as part-time city judge referring to self in campaign materials as “judge”)
Advisory Opinion 05-08 A former judge may not refer to himself or herself as “judge” in a campaign logo or sign or other campaign material
Advisory Opinion 06-01 The Arkansas Judicial Council should not make contributions to a candidate for political office
CIVIC AND CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES; BAR ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES
Advisory Opinion 91-05 (fund-raising)
Advisory Opinion 92-02 (speaking at a dinner)
Advisory Opinion 92-04 (football referee)
Advisory Opinion 93-01 (advisory group for state hospital program that provides intensive care for persons who have been excused from criminal conduct by reason of mental incapacity)
Advisory Opinion 93-03 (softball fund-raiser)
Advisory Opinion 93-05 (board of directors of non-profit organization that has contract with state)
Advisory Opinion 93-06 (playing in band at fund-raiser)
Advisory Opinion 94-03 (speaking at banquet)
Advisory Opinion 94-09 (fund-raising committee for local boys/girls’ club)
Advisory Opinion 95-03 (advisory committee of public college)
Advisory Opinion 96-01 (policy and planning board for Department of Human Services)
Advisory Opinion 96-10 (judge-elect serving on parks and tourism commission)
Advisory Opinion 97-02 (distributing balloons at Toad Suck Daze)
Advisory Opinion 99-04 (membership in ATLA)
Advisory Opinion 99-07 (membership in ATLA)
Advisory Opinion 01-01 (serving on board of advisors for legal assistants at a state community college)
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Advisory Opinion 97-02 (distributing balloons at Toad Suck Daze - a community fair)
Advisory Opinion 02-01 (judicial candidate participating in fund-raising telethon for not-for-profit organization)
Advisory Opinion 02-05 (district judges council endorsing state law enforcement program designed to detect violation of child passenger and seat belt laws)
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES-GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONS
Advisory Opinion 96-01 (policy and planning board for Department of Human Services)
Advisory Opinion 96-10 (judge-elect serving on parks and tourism commission)
Advisory Opinion 03-02 (state commission on child abuse, rape and domestic violence)
Advisory Opinion 04-04 (Sex Offenders Assessment Committee)
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES - LEGISLATION
Advisory Opinion 02-05 (district judges council endorsing state law enforcement program designed to detect violation of child passenger and seat belt laws)
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES-OTHER INVOLVEMENT IN FUNDRAISING
Advisory Opinion 91-05 (fund-raising)
Advisory Opinion 92-02 (speaking at a dinner)
Advisory Opinion 93-03 (softball fund-raiser)
Advisory Opinion 93-06 (playing in band at fund-raiser)
Advisory Opinion 94-03 (speaking at banquet)
Advisory Opinion 94-09 (fund-raising committee for local boys/girls’ club)
Advisory Opinion 02-01 (judicial candidate participating in fund-raising telethon for not-for-profit organization)
Advisory Opinion 04-03 (soliciting pledges from non-attorneys out of state, Members of Kiwanis)
Advisory Opinion 05-07 A retired judge may be the subject of a “roast” that is a fundraiser. But a sitting judge may not be a “roaster” even if judge’s name is not listed on the program. Nothing should suggest that the court or court officials are promoting the event.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES-INVOLVEMENT IN FUNDRAISING EVENT
Advisory Opinion 05-07 A retired judge may be the subject of a “roast” that is a fundraiser. But a sitting judge may not be a “roaster” even if judge’s name is not listed on the program. Nothing should suggest that the court or court officials are promoting the event.
COURT FUNDING
Advisory Opinion 04-01 (drug court foundation)
   


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